Located in the heart of Talladega, home of Nascar’s fastest and steepest racetrack, J.O.V.A.N.I: The Dance Factory is a facility which provides professional dance instruction in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Acro, Stepping, Heels, Chair Yoga and Adult Fitness to residents of eastern Alabama for all genders and ages three and up.
Conveniently located off Highway 77 and 21, this studio has a philosophy and mission to provide quality dance instruction in a positive and stimulating environment for the better enhancement of our youth and adults through discipline, awareness, diversity, and creative thought, as well as, provide opportunities they never knew they had.
We are the studio that's ALWAYS producing!
Yes, it is true!
Our studio is only 5 years old but every single senior that has passed through our doors has gone to college on FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for dance or athletics! We could not be any prouder in knowing they are not only following their passion but are getting an education without financial burden.
Each year, a certain number of students are selected to travel to a major Arts influenced city and participate in different genres of dance taught by world-renowned and industry leading instructors.
Students have been selected by demonstrating progression in their dancing, leadership skills, excelled academically, and much more!
Cities we have traveled to:
We are an Award Winning studio.
Our students work in their technique, skills, and performance. When we go to competition, we make sure their hard work is challenged by attending some of the Top Dance Competitions of the south! We have won 1st Place and High Gold in categories of Contemporary, Lyrical, and Jazz.
Our students leave it all on the dance floor and its noticed from a Judges Choice Award - Personality Plus and also being presented with invitation only scholarships to PowerPak in Hollywood, California.
Competitions we have attended:
International Dance Convention
For the past 3 years, our studio has taken home awards for People's Choice and Judges Choice in the Annual Talladega Christmas Parade for our float!
Our students talents are sculpted through passion, hard work, versaltility and dedication. From this, they have had opportunities to perform in front of well-known industry artist.
TLC Charity Auction in memory of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
NASCAR Geico 500 & Money Lion 300
Broadway Dance Center
55th Anniversary of the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee
and much more!